Drug Interactions With Quinapril

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The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when quinapril is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Aliskiren
Combining quinapril with aliskiren may increase the risk of dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension), fainting, kidney problems (including kidney failure), and dangerously high potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). In general, such combinations are usually avoided. If it is necessary to take such medications together, very close monitoring will be required.
 
Aliskiren and quinapril should never be combined in people with diabetes, because they have may a higher risk for these complications. Also, this combination is not recommended for people with moderate to severe kidney problems.
 
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
Combining quinapril with an ARB may increase the risk of dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension), fainting, kidney problems (including kidney failure), and dangerously high potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). In general, such combinations are usually avoided. If it is necessary to take such medications together, very close monitoring will be required.
  
Diuretics
If you are taking quinapril with a diuretic, your blood pressure may decrease too much. You can reduce the risk of this happening by either stopping the diuretic (under a healthcare provider's supervision) or increasing salt intake prior to starting the quinapril. Discuss these options in more detail with your healthcare provider.
 
Injectable Gold
Reactions have been reported in people taking quinapril who received gold injections. These reactions included symptoms such as facial flushing, nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure.
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